A perfectly roasted legume has a compact crunch that absorbs any flavoring you coat it with.
It will swiftly become clear that there is no room in this starry-eyed arrangement for a compact with Washington.
compact and precise—just 172 pages of text and 23 pages of notes—the book is a model of lucid historical writing.
In addition, the current compact calendar makes it more difficult for candidates to adjust for caucus mistakes.
The next thing that happened, which was really great, was that the tapes became available on compact discs.
The Constitution is a "compact, to which the States are the parties."
It was no time or place to ratify a compact for her husband in his absence.
Now, if there had been two, I should not have gone on; I should not have broken my compact.
Even then, such a thing was known as the Crown disregarding the compact.
In a covenant the two parties are conceived as equals in point of law, binding themselves by a compact that bears on each alike.
"agreement," 1590s, from Latin compactum "agreement," noun use of neuter past participle of compacisci "come to agreement," from com- "together" (see com-) + pacisci "to covenant, contract" (see pact).
"make-up case," 1921, from compact (adj.), based on its containing compacted face powder.
early 15c., from Latin compactus, past participle of compingere "to fasten together" (see compact (adj.)). Related: Compacted; compacting.
d <= lub S => there exists s in S such that d <= s.
I.e. you always reach d (or better) after a finite number of steps up the chain.
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